A soldier of the U.S. 32nd Infantry Division left reform school for the South Pacific and received the Medal of Honor. More »
The workhorse fighter aircraft of the Japanese Army Air Force, the Nakima Ki-43 Hyabusa served throughout World War II. More »
In January 1945, planes of the U.S. Fifth Air Force smashed Japanese kamikazes at Clark Field in the Philippines before they could attack U.S. Navy ships. More »
Herbert Goodrich piloted a Consolidated B-24 Liberator bomber with the 90th Bomb Group in the Southwest Pacific. More »
British tankers made a courageous, but ultimately futile, attempt to foil the German blitzkrieg in France on May 21, 1940.
With Richmond in flames behind them, Confederate President Jefferson Davis, his family, and high-ranking government officials began a desperate dash southward. Their ultimate destination was Mexico.